Now that my term is two-thirds over, it seems an appropriate time for a brief summary of the current state of the Division: what it has accomplished and what accomplishments are planned for the next four months.

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From mid-September through mid-October, I had the unique opportunity to represent the Division of Environmental Geosciences at four events, and want to share some of the highlights with you.

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The AAPG Executive Committee has approved the following list of honors and award winners. The awards will be presented during the opening ceremony of the 2017 Annual Convention & Exhibition, set for April 2-5 in Houston.

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Do you know a teacher who is deserving of recognition for their efforts to inspire young geoscientists? The AAPG Foundation is looking to honor its 2017 Teacher of the Year (TOTY). Nominations and applications are now being accepted.

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Do you know a K-12 Earth science teacher who is exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled in providing excellence in geoscience education? Nominate a teacher for AAPG Foundation's 2017 Teacher of the Year.

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We must be sure that our perspectives have a solid foundation of facts, supported by other research and explained in a true, unbiased manner that can stand up to scrutiny from other scientists and the public.

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The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and VWORLD have created the first interactive digital publishing medium to deliver immersive, in-depth training opportunities for geoscientists.

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Do you know someone who is worthy of AAPG honors? The AAPG Honors and Awards Committee seeks nominations for 2017 awards to be presented at the 100th Annual Convention and Exhibition in Houston, April 2-5, 2017.

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Bob Trevail invites EMD members to join him at ACE 2016.

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Quick, name three nuclear power plants. What word describes them? If you are like most of the North American or European public, the names that come to mind would be “Fukushima,” “Chernobyl” and maybe “Three Mile Island.” According to Gallup, the most common term used to describe nuclear energy is “dangerous.” Ask the same public to name three oil or gas fields and the most common terms associated with them might be “Macondo,” “Exxon Valdez” and “Garland.”

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